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Procurement Manager

Houston, TX
Full Time
Trade Compliance

Job Duties:

  • Manage all Purchasing and Supply Chain activities globally (Houston, India, Russia, China, etc.)
  • Be accountable for ensuring the compliance for all of their teams with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct, internal controls, policies and procedures, and Project Procurement and Materials Plans.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of a Suppliers List and monitor supplier status with project personnel.
  • Be responsible for the creation and implementation of a purchasing strategy in support of the scope of work performed.
  • Responsible for developing purchasing strategies for proposals and Project Procurement Plans and guiding team to execute such plans.
  • Ensure compliance with Purchasing budget for area of responsibility.
  • Be accountable for effective management of the purchasing and supply chain activities that ensure delivery of cost-effective services to customers.
  • Furnish purchasing personnel with appropriate skills to meet the requirements of our internal and external Customers and issue personnel requisitions as required.
  • Support and ensure the correct deployment and utilization of Procurement systems (IPMS, Supplier, Supplier Management, SAP, Documentum, etc.).

Understand and Execute on the Following (Supervisor Responsibilities):

  • Act as the Purchasing Lead and supervise the complete range of purchasing activities on a project, Service Site or in an Operating Center.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation, management and monitoring of annual business plans and productivity improvements.
  • Be accountable for ensuring compliance with the purchasing requirements of the Prime Contract and the Project Procurement and Materials Plan.
  • Implement and execute the purchasing strategy in support of the scope of work performed and the specific business needs and goals of the project.
  • Be accountable for the success of the Purchasing activities and deliverables in accordance with agreed schedules, milestones and cost, focused at aiding business goals and profitability.
  • Ensure effective deployment and use of the approved suite of systems and tools, ensuring successful implementation to aid efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ensure that their teams are focused on cost, schedule, risk, innovation, and being commercially astute and performance driven in support of the business goal.
  • Effectively supervise purchasing supply chain activities to ensure cost-effective delivery of services in accordance with the agreed scope, specifications and price.
  • Verify the accuracy of bid tabulations, purchase orders, change orders, agreements and release orders prior to submitting for approvals, release to suppliers, and/or distribution.
  • Select and utilize Purchasing personnel, with the appropriate competencies to undertake the project activities and to meet internal and external customer requirements.
  • Communicate regularly with Purchasing personnel.
  • Network and build relationships with supplier's management for goods and services and leverages these relationships to aid performance.
  • Promote networking; networks and collaboration within and across the procurement and other disciplines at all levels to achieve synergy, promote sharing of knowledge, best practices and lessons learned.
  • Perform audits of the discipline to ensure compliance with policy, process, tools and systems.
  • Provide information on the performance of purchasing activities; spend, supplier performance and other appropriate information to Procurement and Materials Management and others as required and use this data to aid business performance.
  • Assist in the development and deployment of purchasing best practices within the discipline regarding improvement of purchasing processes, practices, tools and systems. To aid efficiency and effectiveness.


  • Skills required for this job are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree and 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • Required to have requisite software skills related to the role.
  • Must have ability to travel, up to 35%.

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